Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP

Lanora C. Pettit, Associate


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2010

Order of the Coif

Articles Editor, Virginia Law Review

Faculty Award for Academic Excellence (for graduating first in class)

B.A., summa cum laude, College of William and Mary 2007

Phi Beta Kappa 


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Lanora C. Pettit, Associate

Lanora Pettit is a litigator whose practice has focused on complex civil litigation, particularly in the areas of securities fraud and shareholder derivative litigation.

Before joining Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner, & Sauber, LLP in 2014, Ms. Pettit worked as an associate in the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.  Ms. Pettit also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain and the Honorable Robert R. Beezer of the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  


Professional Activities, Publications and Honors:

  • Note, Cincinnatus or Caesar: American Czars and the Appointments Clause, 26 J. L. & Politics 81 (2010).